MEDIA ADVISORY- JOHN NEEDHAM

OCDASeal

Orange County District Attorney
Media Advisory


Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701

For Immediate Release
Case # 08CF2532

 

 

February 25, 2010

Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Spokesperson
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486

MEDIA ADVISORY

WHO: John Wylie Needham, 26       

 

WHAT: The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) received confirmation today that murder defendant Needham died on Feb. 19, 2010, in Pima, AZ. The cause of Needham’s death is unknown and Arizona authorities are still investigating. The murder charges filed by the OCDA against the defendant on Sept. 2, 2008, will be dismissed.

 

For more information surrounding the details of Needham’s murder case please visit www.orangecountyda.com, and select the Sept. 2, 2008, press release under Press Releases/Media Advisories entitled “War Veteran Charged with Beating-murder of 19-year-old Female Friend in San Clemente.” 

 

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